We have a handful left of the 30 limited edition Wobbly Lamps debut 7" EPs that were produced for the Southend Pier Festival.
You can buy the limited (numbered run of 30 with insert) or regular EP (run of 220) on Polyvinyl Craftsmen Records directly from us at http://polyvinylcraftsmen.blogspot.co.uk/ for £5 + postage. This is the first release on the label from the team behind the Church of Thee PVC shows at GaragePunk Pirate Radio.
Here are some snippets from reviews:
Five out of five EP review from Norman Records
“I’ve not heard these Wobbly Lamps before but they’re peddling garage pop in the vein of King Khan & The Shrines or the most recent Intelligence album. They sound like they’ve been listening to the Moonhearts and Marked Men and those kinds of ‘60s-pop-with-a-boot-up-its-arse bands who’ve been making my life better in recent years.
Thinking about it, it’s strange to see a band from England actually pulling off this kind of summer holiday garage aesthetic so well...’Alice the Goon’ on the B side is a swaggering Make Up-meets-Crampsy number, and all three tracks on here are brilliantly judged garage pop with totally uplifting ‘60s vocal harmonies far too bright to be obscured by any amount of fuzz. Despite the gnarliness of the tones the compositions are kept simple and spacious and the tunes are always boss. More please!”
"three tracks of strutting garage rock that evokes the best of The Trashmen through to the surging sonics of the Stooges and the voodoo swagger of the Cramps. This is no pastiche though, these boys have enough going on of their own making to create an original blend of lo-fi rumble that is as trippy as it is threatening.
Try the pulsating sonics of Alice the Goon, it takes an intro that sounds like it has been dragged kicking and screaming from a sweaty Detroit basement club in the 60s, attaches it to a thrumming, hypnotic riff, and then slams a sleazy proto-punk chorus over the top for good measure. Absolutely marvellous."
"The first release from this DIY label is from Southend garage punks Wobbly Lamps. The twenty-and-thirty-something fivesome are at the more deranged end of that particular world - think Lux Interior vocals, Thee Oh Sees style guitar mangling, and judging by their Youtube clips a healthy disdain for the audience. The Fall are hard to ignore in their DNA, as the title track of this EP ably demonstrates. Billy Childish may have trademarked that muddy lo-fi garage sound, but they are no mere imitators here. The riffs and drumming are hard not to instantly love on all the songs. "